Starting a Business in the City of Belmont
The City of Belmont welcomes you to its business community. Starting a business can be an exciting and challenging time. We wish you great success in your new venture!
The City of Belmont requires a business license for all businesses. A business license is required regardless of the trade, profession or occupation and regardless of whether the main business address is located within the City, temporary, or permanent.
The easiest and fastest way to apply for a new business license or renew your current license is using the online filing service. To begin, simply click on the "start now" button located on the right of this page. From the main menu please select the "apply" option to submit a new application for your business. Alternatively, you may download a copy of the business license application directly from the helpful forms section of this website.
Filing & Paying Your Lodging Establishment TOT
Transient Occupancy Tax Assessment returns for Hotels and Motels can now be submitted via mail, e-mail, online, and by phone to simplify your monthly reporting. To submit your TOT online please click the "Start Now" button found on the right and select the "Renew" option to begin your monthly filing process.
If you need further assistance or help applying for a business license, you are welcome to contact us at Support@HdLgov.com or by phone at (650) 453-0400. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.